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Sylvan Learning Oakville  

  • Type:
    Day camp, After-school / weekend classes
  • Focus:
    Education (multi)
  • Cost:
    $30 to $60/session
  • Ages:
    5 to 18
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  • Summary Profile

    Sylvan Learning Oakville answered our questions

    Who are you as an organization?

    At Sylvan Learning of Oakville we build academic confidence, ignite intellectual curiosity, inspire a love for learning, and get results! Sylvan's certified teachers deliver tutoring & enrichment for students from JK-Gr.12. Programs are individualized and personalized to each student. We offer Reading, Writing, Math, Science, Homework Support, Test Prep, Academic Camps, & more.

    • Special needs: Yes, mild support.
      A few of our campers have special needs.

    What do you do differently or uniquely well?

    This information is not available.

    Who are your staff and counsellors?

    This information is not available.

    What do families need to know about registration?

    This information is not available.

    As featured in Our Kids Canada's Camps & Programs Guide

    Sharing passions, finding friends
    Sylvan Learning Centres offer more than learning, though they offer that in-depth. Read more.

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  • Programs, Rates & Dates

    Programs and Sessions Calendar

    Choose the right programs and sessions for your child; Sylvan Learning Oakville currently has 4 programs available.

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    Virtual Program
    Ages: 5 - 18
    Instructor lead (one on one)
    $49 to $62
    Virtual Program,
    Sep 27, 2023-Dec 30, 2024$49 - $62
    Instructor lead (one on one)|Math|Reading|Test Preparation|Writing|Journalism
    Ages: 5 - 18
    Math, Academic/Tutoring (multi)
    $49 to $62
    Ages: 5 - 18
    Language Instruction, Reading
    $49 to $62
    Language Instruction
    Ages: 8 - 18
    Writing, Creative writing
    $49 to $62
    Writing|Language Instruction|Journalism

    Financial Aid & Payment Details

    Payment Options:

    Credit card payment Yes
  • Insider Reviews & Perspectives

    The Our Kids review of Sylvan Learning Oakville

    our take

    Sylvan Learning Centres were founded in 1979, and the company has grown to include locations throughout North America. Sylvan’s reputation has grown as well, principally through the visibility of the locations and their association with effective academic tutoring. Still, there is more to Sylvan than perhaps most people may know, and the seasonal camps and programs are included in that. Yes, the focus can look somewhat academic at first glance—engineering, STEM, robotics, coding—though the feel of the camps is less formal, less academic, and more geared to gather children around topics and activities that they are passionate about, in addition to having fun. They will learn a lot, no doubt, though often the empowerment that the camps can bring is, for many families and kids, their principal value, and the thing that keeps them coming back year after year.

    Review(s) of Sylvan Learning Oakville

    Linda (Parent)Review from A Happy Parent

    We only have good things to say about Sylvan (Oakville). They helped our first child with reading and she went from a grade D+ before we started Sylvan to an A in less than 2 years while doing virtual sessions during the pandemic. She says she loves being with Sylvan because they “helped me get more confident with reading. And they are fun”. Our second child (kindergarten age) is also working with them and is enjoying it - learning letter sounds and now putting these together to form words. But aside from the academics, the team at Sylvan is extremely easy to talk to and have demonstrated their flexibility to operate virtually and in-person. They also have a good handle on how the kids are doing and are open to working with the parents and recommending adjustments if it will benefit the kids - we are a team working together to help the kids. I have already recommended friends to the program ... Read More

    Bilkiss (Parent)Professional!

    Sylvan Oakville has been an amazing learning support for my boys. We have been going to the centre for about a year and they have been very accommodating and inclusive. The directors change my boys lessons as per my request and many times with very short notice in order to meet the needs of my children and compliment the learning in the classroom. Both my boys have increased self esteem and marks due to the wonderful educators who are very supportive and encouraging. Thank you to Sylvan Oakville ... Read More

    Sheena (Parent)Great Staff!

    We tried Sylvan based on a friend's recommendation. Her daughter was struggling with math and found major improvements after joining Sylvan. I was a little unsure at first, to be honest but after meeting Tara and Amy I felt my questions had been answered and they worked around our schedule, our budget and most importanly my daughter's learning styles. We've seen a huge improvement in her self-confidence and willingness to try. She doesn't see math as a monster anymore! She says she has the strategies to figure things out. We've been part of Sylvan Oakville for a year now and will continue on because we've seen the results. It's really stressful as a parent to try to teach your child something when you don't know where they need the help. The teachers really figure out where your child got lost along the way and then remedy it so they can catch up, keep up and then excel ahead. I really appreciate that they work with our school and teachers to ensure the learning is reflective of what's being taught at school. This way our daughter than apply what she learns at Sylvan directly. It's worth a try ... Read More

  • Location & Site Details


    Oakville, ON
    481 North Service Rd West, Oakville, Ontario, L6M2V6
    Virtual Program

  • What's New

    Director's Message

    Stacey McCoy, Executive Director


    Stacey is the Executive Director and Centre Owner. She has been a teacher herself, for many years, and has experience teaching all around the world. Stacey is responsible for meeting Sylvan's high operating standards and ensuring that our families enjoy the many benefits that Sylvan has to offer.


    Tara has over 15 years experience at Sylvan and first as a tutor and for many years as a Director of Education. As the  Centre Director she oversees the operation of Sylvan in Oakville and ensures the educational integrity of our programs, managing and training our team of tutors. A former classroom teacher, Tara has a wealth of knowledge combined with  passion to see every student achieve their academic potential. Tara graduated from McMaster University and The University of Calgary and has worked for Sylvan in both Alberta and in a number of locations in Ontario.When Tara isn’t at work, you will find her spending time with her two daughters, reading and enjoying the outdoors. 


    As part of her steady rise to the Director of Education position, Amy has held every position at Sylvan and has enjoyed each one. Every day, she brings a great deal of knowledge, skill and passion to her work. Amy has taught in Ontario and in Alberta and always enjoys working with Early Elementary students. When Amy is about you will see hard work combined with laughter. She loves teaching and her students love to learn with her. Amy studied Early Childhood Education at Mohawk College in Hamilton and then received her English Degree and Teaching Degree from Nipissing University. When she is not at Sylvan, Amy is out walking with her dog or reading the latest mystery novel!

    In the News

    April 20, 2021
    Our Spring Into Summer Sale is Here!

    Up to 20% off Tuition from now until the middle of June!... Read More

    June 12, 2020
    Another Happy Sylvan Family!

    Shushana is happy with the results she's seen with her son.... Read More

    March 27, 2018
    Sylvan Summer Camps are Filling Up

    Did you want your child to get some STEM exposure this summer? There's still time to register for one of our many STEM camps this summer!... Read More


    • Math at Sylvan

      Our daughter has been with Sylvan for 3 months in the Math Edge program and we've seen a significant improvement in both her skills and confidence. I would definitely recommend Sylvan to anyone whose child needs the extra push.

    • Summer at Sylvan

      We decided to put our son in a few programs over the summer time to make sure he has a good start to the new school year come September. He has improved on his reading and Math and he feels more confident going into grade one. Friendly educators and flexible if there has to be a schedule change. Highly recommended.

    • What to Expect at Sylvan

      The staff at the Sylvan Learning Centre in Oakville are truly the best of the best! Centre Director’s Amy and Tara are knowledgeable, hard-working and passionate educators that always go the extra mile to ensure every student is well cared for and every family’s individual needs are met. Along with the rest of the teaching staff, they have created a positive learning environment where students of all ages are able to develop and grow more confident with each session, and experience that learning can be fun firsthand. I highly recommend them to anyone.

      Craig Nagy, OCT
      -Head of Science at the Royal Imperial Collegiate of Canada
      -Former Sylvan teacher/tutor

    • Sylvan: A Poem

      "Roses are red
      Violet's are blue
      Math is fun
      Because of you!(sylvan)"

    • Reviews of Sylvan Learning Oakville

      At Sylvan Learning of Oakville Ontario, we celebrate successes in many ways: bigger smiles at homework time, newfound confidence on tests and report card victories. But of course, we also love hearing directly from Sylvan families! Every week, parents tell us: “My child is so much happier.” “My child is thriving in school.” “My child wouldn’t have gotten into college without you.” Please explore our testimonials to discover what local families have to say about us.


      Caring Staff by Asti T.

      Our child greatly enjoys going to Sylvan-Oakville. Their staff is genuinely caring and are determined to help kids with their academics. We've seen improvement in our child's performance at school and also in the level of confidence when confronted with more challenging tasks. It's a fun and welcoming environment to learn in and we highly recommend Sylvan for anyone looking for a tutoring program.

      Remarkable results by Jan B.

      Sylvan has changed our lives - twice now! They worked very hard to customize a program for our daughter that is "outside the box" and would provide us with significant results in a short period of time. The results are remarkable - passion for learning is back and there is no longer frustration in our house! A quote from Teigan: "I really enjoy it a lot, it's fun to be there and I am always looking forward to going". Thank you to the Sylvan Oakville team! 

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